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Offline outlawdsx

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #50 on: Thu, 25 June 2020, 21:17:32 »
Looks super cool! Filled out an interest check form and looking forward to following the project.

Offline Willtato

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #51 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 10:33:37 »
This very much seems like the final keyboard that I'll ever need.  I love small things with a lot of bells and whistles. 
Just wanted to make sure, will this be QMK compatible?

Thanks.

How exciting!

Edit: I'd also like to ask if there's a friendly option to ship to the UK.
« Last Edit: Mon, 27 July 2020, 11:19:11 by Willtato »

Offline rpiguy9907

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #52 on: Mon, 27 July 2020, 20:18:23 »
I would prefer the rotary encoder and LED on the left, so there is more room for the mouse on the right of the keyboard, but I will probably buy it regardless :-)

Great concept.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #53 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 01:20:01 »
I would prefer the rotary encoder and LED on the left, so there is more room for the mouse on the right of the keyboard, but I will probably buy it regardless :-)

Great concept.
I mean, it’s already 40% - you’ll have plenty of mouse room regardless, hehe
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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #54 on: Tue, 28 July 2020, 08:55:18 »
Looks really unique! Interested for sure :) However not a huge fan of the back design imo

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 01 August 2020, 07:43:11 »
The small screen looks really interesting :3
looking forward 2 it

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #56 on: Fri, 14 August 2020, 01:17:32 »
looks awesome! I am down for this. Hot swap would be awesome!

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #57 on: Wed, 02 September 2020, 06:54:24 »
Any updates on the case proposals?

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #58 on: Sat, 19 September 2020, 21:03:18 »
Super excited man

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #59 on: Sat, 19 September 2020, 23:27:42 »
> most "extra" 40(ish)%

Though I like the knob and OLED, wish it didn't need an elite-C board to work. It expands the port area, and with an alu case, it really doesn't need this.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #60 on: Mon, 26 October 2020, 16:53:32 »
Please make this reality. Mainly hope for a bit more layout support. I WANT THIS ASAP. :thumb:

Offline zeejet

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #61 on: Sun, 01 November 2020, 18:09:13 »
I can't do 40% layout but the design is great and I really like the OLED and rotary placements on the board. If this ever gets a big brother in the 65-75% range, I'd be in for sure.

Best of luck on this project!

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard
« Reply #62 on: Sun, 01 November 2020, 23:00:19 »
Yeah, this is slick. I'm becoming a sucker for exposed components and want a 40%. Nice work.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #63 on: Fri, 20 November 2020, 20:39:12 »
Hawt hawt hawt my dude! I AM IN!

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« Reply #64 on: Fri, 20 November 2020, 21:02:03 »
I'm in love with this I want it so dearly  :-[

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« Reply #65 on: Fri, 20 November 2020, 21:12:24 »
Has this kb already been sold?

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #66 on: Sat, 21 November 2020, 07:55:42 »
really stoked for this. will there be a knob for the rotary encoder included and any idea where to get cool knobs?

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #67 on: Sat, 21 November 2020, 12:44:18 »
Loving the updates and the new renders are super cute! Colour options are rad :D

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #68 on: Sun, 22 November 2020, 06:13:57 »
Wow, my cutemeter just broke its scale. This is awsome. I problably don't need a 40% but this could really change my needs :-)

Is there any chance to see a 4th color? That pastel light blue used to complement the pink in some renders would fit perfectly on the case itself. (Also something like the 353 C of Superuser would be astonishing and stilll on the pastel theme, but I guess it would be a little too nichey for the whole case)

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #69 on: Sun, 22 November 2020, 13:11:51 »
Loving the updates and the new renders are super cute! Colour options are rad :D

Thanks man! Means a lot! Can't wait to get Superuser on one of these for real!

really stoked for this. will there be a knob for the rotary encoder included and any idea where to get cool knobs?

I'm working to try and get a custom knob made alongside the board but if that doesn't happen then I'll aim to source some "standard" knobs. I'll update as and when anything changes.


Has this kb already been sold?

Not yet... it's due to start GB in February once I've finalised a few of the suppliers


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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #70 on: Sun, 22 November 2020, 15:16:40 »
looks great, but 40% is def nothing for me

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #71 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 01:10:23 »
OOOF this thing is clean.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #72 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 02:39:02 »
Love the changes. I'm pretty sad to see ortho go, but I like the layout you've landed at with the inclusion of the split bars.

Will certainly be joining this when you run it!

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #73 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 06:05:58 »
A very unusual and fun little board.  Great work on the design.  I am very interested just for the fun of it.
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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #74 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 06:54:56 »
Not typically a fan of 40%, bur I'm liking this one :)

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #75 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 13:54:58 »
Rational thoughts: I think I'd struggle with something smaller than 60% and I don't really need another board.
That little voice at the back of my mind: But it has an oled and a rotary encoder!

I know it's boring but I would have liked a version in black. It looks pretty sweet with cyberspace.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #76 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 14:33:27 »
Very interested.

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #77 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 14:54:24 »
choo choo
back on the whimsy train

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #78 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 17:09:17 »
Would it be possible to make hotswap PCB an option

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #79 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 17:51:46 »
Love the changes. I'm pretty sad to see ortho go, but I like the layout you've landed at with the inclusion of the split bars.

Will certainly be joining this when you run it!

Thanks for support and the kinds words... Glad you like the additional layout 👍


OOOF this thing is clean.

Cheers man! Means a lot 🙏


A very unusual and fun little board.  Great work on the design.  I am very interested just for the fun of it.


Thanks! Hoping to release some more information in the next few days :)

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« Reply #80 on: Mon, 23 November 2020, 18:38:51 »
God I love this design so much ;-; So excited to be picking one of these babies up. Cheers! :)

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #81 on: Tue, 24 November 2020, 16:51:46 »
Not typically a fan of 40%, bur I'm liking this one :)

Thanks!


choo choo
back on the whimsy train

Full steam ahead dude! 😆


Rational thoughts: I think I'd struggle with something smaller than 60% and I don't really need another board.
That little voice at the back of my mind: But it has an oled and a rotary encoder!

I know it's boring but I would have liked a version in black. It looks pretty sweet with cyberspace.

There's been a lot of interest in a black version so it's looking like that's an almost definite option 👍

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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #82 on: Tue, 24 November 2020, 19:26:08 »
SO in for that pink!!

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« Reply #83 on: Wed, 25 November 2020, 03:47:43 »
SO in for that pink!!

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Agreed. All in for a pink one!

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« Reply #84 on: Fri, 27 November 2020, 21:20:16 »
Yes please!!


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Re: [IC] Whimsy - 40% Keyboard | UPDATED DESIGN AND GB INCOMING!
« Reply #85 on: Wed, 02 December 2020, 16:14:52 »
God I love this design so much ;-; So excited to be picking one of these babies up. Cheers! :)

Thank you! Can't wait to get them made now! :)


Would it be possible to make hotswap PCB an option

Unfortunately not in this version but i might do one as a v2 PCB later next year


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« Reply #86 on: Thu, 03 December 2020, 02:27:42 »
<3 the new KAM Lil' Dragon render!
Seconded EURA's comment, very excited for this!

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« Reply #87 on: Sat, 05 December 2020, 18:32:25 »
Much excite :p
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« Reply #88 on: Sun, 06 December 2020, 01:35:51 »
wow this is so cute! I really like the redesign, it's definitely more whimsical than before. I'm in for the white, but that pink is calling me too. I also hope we'll be able to buy those knobs during the GB!

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« Reply #89 on: Mon, 07 December 2020, 21:45:44 »
I didn't think I needed another 40%, I tried my best to avoid looking at this, but it's super cute. Never thought I'd actually want a pink keyboard but it's just so pretty. Do you have any price estimates yet?

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« Reply #90 on: Mon, 07 December 2020, 22:44:33 »
I didn't think I needed another 40%, I tried my best to avoid looking at this, but it's super cute. Never thought I'd actually want a pink keyboard but it's just so pretty. Do you have any price estimates yet?

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« Reply #91 on: Tue, 08 December 2020, 09:51:54 »
OMG YES. I'll take 2. Seriously.

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« Reply #92 on: Tue, 08 December 2020, 10:21:43 »
One pink and one white if my wallet allows me to.

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« Reply #93 on: Tue, 08 December 2020, 14:19:26 »
damn this is cute, definitely in for it. I love me some cute keebs

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« Reply #94 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 01:37:25 »
I like this and I like Kam Lil dragon so perhaps a build around it might be what I will do. Any details on the price?


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« Reply #95 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 08:31:15 »
Last I saw was estimated between $175-$225... may be inaccurate


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« Reply #96 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 11:50:27 »
Last I saw was estimated between $175-$225... may be inaccurate


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Not bad! I might actually get on board despite never wanting a 40% keeb.


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« Reply #97 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 14:35:08 »
Looks really nice and unique. Wish the pcb would include rgb, would've looked amazing with the E-White case. Definitely interested

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« Reply #98 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 14:54:56 »
Is there a ballpark figure like between 250 and 300 or something? Interest is one thing but if it's out of budget it means nothing.

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« Reply #99 on: Wed, 09 December 2020, 15:44:34 »
Look up like two posts ^^


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